Stories tagged with: McCoy Pottery

July 15, 2016 - 3:31pm
1 day 10 hours ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio - If you're a collector McCoy Pottery or just interested in trading or buying some, the Comfort Inn is where you need to be.

As a part of 'Pottery Lovers Week,' all pottery lovers of the many potteries that produced in this area to come together and show, swap, and sell the pottery they love. This week the Comfort Inn located off of Monroe St. is promoting McCoy Pottery.

"About 25 or 30 years ago I was on my way to an auction and I seen...

July 8, 2015 - 1:58pm
1 year 3 weeks ago

The next two weeks in Southeast Ohio are all about pottery. 

The annual pottery week is well underway, and the Old Towne Antique Mall in Zanesville is celebrating as well. The store has shelves full of locally made pottery. Owner, Jeff Snyder, said it's a great time of year. 

"It really is," he said. "It's a pottery celebration week for people here. Being a shop owner here in town with this much pottery and I'm extremely fortunate for the dealers I have...

July 14, 2013 - 8:42pm
3 years 2 weeks ago

Pottery lovers gathered Sunday at an annual convention for a local pottery company.

Sunday was the 28th annual McCoy Pottery Collector's Convention. This year's theme was McCoy's Yellow Palette, but at the auction today there were pieces of all colors, decades and sizes. The McCoy pieces that are mainly collected by the group are from 1910 through the late 1980's.

"Pickle jars, and crocks and things, and then the dime stores years of Kresge's in the fifties, and later on...

July 9, 2011 - 5:00pm
5 years 3 weeks ago

A unique pottery collection brought collectors of all forms to downtown Zanesville.

Saturday morning McCoy Pottery collector, John Vorisek auctioned-off half of his collection at the Zanesville-Muskingum County Welcome Center. Vorisek's interest in McCoy Pottery began about 25 years ago when he and his wife bought their first piece at an antique store for fifteen dollars. Today Vorisek owns a couple thousand pieces with some worth up to $12,000.

"Oh it's kind of a mixed...

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